Maintenance Technician

  • Job Reference: 174210
  • Date Posted: 14 June 2018
  • Recruiter: Headhunt International
  • Location: Kildare
  • Salary: €45,000 to €50,000
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

The role the Maintenance Technician will be based within the Maintenance Department delivering a high quality maintenance service to production and the site wide facility.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsibilities associated with this role include, but are not limited to the following:

*Providing maintenance support to the production facility.
*Carry out wiring installation and commissioning of plant / equipment & trouble shooting on plant and equipment.
*Carry out programming and diagnostic of plant and equipment.
*Electrical and Mechanical trouble-shooting & electro-mechanical repairs to PLC controlled plant.
*Work with equipment suppliers on new equipment and installations and modifications.
*Performance of PM routines.
*Contribute to the efficiency of the operation by maximizing uptime of machinery.
*Carry out the execution of the preventive maintenance programs.
*Minimise downtime in production and utility areas.
*Closely monitor line and machine performance.
*Troubleshoot using PLC Programs.
*Adheres to all site policies on quality and safety. (e.g.) clean overalls, clean work boots, hair nets, hearing protection, hand washing etc.
*Technical support for the plant facilities and services, including compressed air & refrigeration.
*Fully support the line leaders for / line support i.e. shifts cover, phone support & callout.
*Carry out engineering work orders in a timely and safe manner while maintaining adherence to GMP.
*Assist the health & safety team in carrying out risk assessments of new & existing machines and ensuring training is rolled out to the Maintenance Team re same

EXPERIENCE:
*3 years' experience in a similar maintenance role within an FMCG industrial plant (food production environment)
*Experience of machine control diagnostics would be beneficial to your application, as would strong industrial mechanical service and repair skills.
*Identify & execute machine / line improvement projects
*Have experience of a wide range of Motor Control Systems, Process Temperature Controls and PLC/PC Control Systems.